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cy·to·tox·ic

 (sī′tə-tŏk′sĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or producing a toxic effect on cells.

cy′to·tox·ic′i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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cytotoxic

(ˌsaɪtəʊˈtɒksɪk)
adj
(Pharmacology) poisonous to living cells: denoting certain drugs used in the treatment of leukaemia and other cancers
cytotoxicity n
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cytotoxic

Any substance that is toxic to cells.
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Adj.1.cytotoxic - of or relating to substances that are toxic to cells
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Translations

cytotoxic

[ˌsaɪtəʊˈtɒksɪk] ADJcitotóxico
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cytotoxic

adj citotóxico
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